Mud and Flowers

By Carolyn Flynn

No matter how busy I get, it is always good to take time and chat with my neighbor.

My neighbor told me that the most beautiful flowers come from the most god-awful mud.

She was telling me that sometimes when life gets difficult there just may be something extraordinarily rewarding coming from all that turmoil, aggravation, and fuss.

I learned a lot in that ten-minute chat.

By Carolyn Almendarez

What benefits have you received from seemingly awful situations? Share your insights in the comments below.



Carolyn Flynn is a Relationship Expert and author of Heal Your Grief, SMART Talk, and Holiday Peace And Joy.

2 Responses to “Mud and Flowers”

  1. Mia says:

    I learned to always see the good that comes out of every situation. It may not be visible today, but tomorrow its always revealed. Thanks for this post!

  2. Pixie Willow says:

    I love talking with my neighbours too, they have taught me to garden and nurture my plants. Im very grateful for my neighbours being older than me they are fab and i love listening to their stories.

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